2014_Doors 03/13—17/2014

Replacing the back door in the utility room
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IMG_7713 The brick moulding has been removed. Can't say anything good about the craftmanship of the original installation.
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The brick moulding has been removed. Can't say anything good about the craftmanship of the original installation.
IMG_7712 Pictures don't do it justice. It's really much worse than what shows here. The door was held in place to the wall studs with 2 8-d box nails in each of the 4...
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Pictures don't do it justice. It's really much worse than what shows here. The door was held in place to the wall studs with 2 8-d box nails in each of the 4…
IMG_7710 This is the east side where the door facing butts up to the garage wall.
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This is the east side where the door facing butts up to the garage wall.
IMG_7709 Top right corner.
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Top right corner.
IMG_7711 There was a top plate scabbed in to connect the top of the door to the soffit. It was nailed with 4-penny nails in 3 places to the top of the door frame.
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There was a top plate scabbed in to connect the top of the door to the soffit. It was nailed with 4-penny nails in 3 places to the top of the door frame.
IMG_7714 The facing side of the top plate.
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The facing side of the top plate.
IMG_7716 The back side of the scabbed on top plate.
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The back side of the scabbed on top plate.
IMG_7717 Inside looking out after all the old stuff was ripped out.
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Inside looking out after all the old stuff was ripped out.
IMG_7718 Outside looking in.
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Outside looking in.
IMG_7720 New door in place and the open space on the side filled with Dow
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New door in place and the open space on the side filled with Dow "Great Stuff". I used 3" deck screws in strategic places to secure the door frame to the wall…